Apple settles ebook price-fix case

The tech giant has agreed to settle a US legal action in which it was being sued over conspiring with publishers to fix ebook prices. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple agrees to $450 million dollar settlement in ebook antitrust case

Apple has resisted settling with the government over charges that it conspired with publishers to fix ebook prices. While its alleged co-conspirators have already opted to pay up and move on, Cupertino has been steadfast in maintaining its... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Pleads for Price-Fixing Reversal

In its latest filing, Apple called the DoJ’s ebook price-fixing case an “incoherent attack on supposed collusion,” and urged the Second Circuit to reverse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement in the ebooks price-fixing lawsuit with U.S. states and a consumer group ahead of a trial for damages scheduled for July 14, according to records in a New York federal court.The iPhone maker will, however, continue its appeal of a verdict in July last... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge approves class-action suit against Apple in ebooks case

A New York judge has given the go-ahead for a group to collectively sue Apple for damages over its collusion with publishers to fix the price of electronic books.Denise Cote, a judge at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, wrote in her approval of class status that... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by ebook price-fixing scandal

If you bought a lot of bestsellers, you could see a hefty credit on your Amazon account on Tuesday. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple will continue to be watched by an antitrust monitor during its appeal of a court order creating the position, a court ruled.While a setback for Apple, which had asked for a stay of the appointment of an external compliance monitor in an ebooks price-fixing conspiracy case, the ruling by... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will states and consumers sue Apple over ebook prices?

This summer a judge ruled that Apple arranged a conspiracy with major publishers to raise ebook prices. Now Apple faces a class action lawsuit from plaintiff states and a consumer class. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court appoints antitrust monitor in Apple ebook case

A federal judge has appointed a former U.S. prosecutor as the monitor who ensures that Apple Inc. complies with a ruling from the ebook antitrust case the company lost this year.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ka-ching! Amazon explains benefits from ebook price-fixing settlement

The direct results of the ebook price fixing scandal between Apple and the five major U.S. book publishers are one-step closer to turning into real money for millions of Amazon customers. The online retailer recently began sending out e-mail notifications to Kindle ebook buyers telling... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Apple ebooks case, judge inclined to appoint antitrust monitor

Apple may escape some of the penalties sought by the government in the ebook price-fixing case.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ offers to cut injunction time in Apple ebook case, stays firm on key points

The US Justice Department was insistent that its proposed injunction against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing was the proper remedy earlier this month, but it's now willing to budge on that somewhat. As Reuters reports, the DOJ has offered to cut the length of the injunction from ten to five... Continue reading at Engadget

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Judge scolds Apple for lack of remorse in ebook antitrust case

A federal judge took Apple to task on Friday for showing no contrition about potentially defrauding its customers of hundreds of millions of dollars. "None of the publishers nor Apple have expressed any remorse" about colluding to fix electronic book prices in 2010, said District Judge Denise... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book publishers side with Apple, ask DoJ to scrap new price-fixing rules

Apparently Apple isn't the only company thinking the US Department of Justice's recently imposed remedies against it were "draconian." US publishers HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and others have also ganged up on the DOJ with a legal brief opposing the punitive restrictions. In... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rules against Apple in ebook case

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple violated antitrust law in ebook pricing

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[ Crains New York | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple led conspiracy to raise prices of ebooks, federal judge rules

NEW YORK -- Apple Inc. conspired to raise the prices of ebooks, a judge ruled Wednesday morning, after a trial in which the Department of Justice accused the technology giant of aggressively pressuring publishers to raise prices and weaken Amazon.com.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Federal Court Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Price Fixing

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[ Wired | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple conspired to set ebook prices, judge finds

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book price-fixing trial: Will the judge come down on the side of Apple?

Judge Denise Cote seemed inclined to rule for the Department of Justice at the beginning of the trial, but her remarks as the case closed seemed to indicate a shift towards Apple's side. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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In ebook case, Apple says publishers had already taken measures to counter Amazon

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